Cases of COVID-19 variants on the rise in Canada, fuelling concerns over third wave

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The number of cases of variants of concern in the country is rising, Canada's chief public health officer said Monday as provinces ramped up their vaccination programs in the hopes of heading off a possible third wave of COVID-19.

Dr. Theresa Tam said there have been 5,154 confirmed COVID-19 cases involving more transmissible variants, with the highest numbers in Alberta, Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec.

Original Article Source Credits:   CTV News , https://www.ctvnews.ca/

Article Written By:  The Canadian Press

Original Article Posted on:  March 22, 2021 

Link to Original Article:  https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/cases-of-covid-19-variants-on-the-rise-in-canada-fuelling-concerns-over-third-wave-1.5357592

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